Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Shelby Baptist Medical Center is a 252-bed acute care facility in Alabaster, Alabama, one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Birmingham area. Alabaster is located twenty-five minutes south of downtown Birmingham, and employs over 1,000 employees and approximately 191 affiliated physicians. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of clinical services, including cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery, robotic surgery, a bariatrics program, emergency services, orthopedics, neurology, urology and gastroenterology along with specialized medical and surgical care. In addition, there are several centers on campus that include: cancer, diagnostics, home health, sleep, and vascular surgery.
Shelby Baptist Medical Center is part of the Brookwood Baptist Health network. As one of Alabama’s largest employers, Brookwood Baptist Health (BBH) employs over 7,000 employees and approximately 1,146 affiliated physicians on five hospital campuses – Brookwood Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Princeton Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Shelby Baptist Medical Center (in Alabaster), Walker Baptist Medical Center (in Jasper) and Citizens Baptist Medical Center (in Talladega). The system also maintains one of Alabama’s largest networks of primary and specialty care clinics, with 77 locations statewide. The Brookwood Baptist Health mission is to empower our patients to achieve their best health through coordinated care, delivered at the right place at the right time. BBH is committed to reinventing the way health care is delivered by applying innovative solutions and technologies to advance safety, value, and convenience in each patient experience.
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama with a population of 1.1 million people in the metropolitan area and offers easy access to Alabama’s Gulf Coast, or other major metropolitan cities like Nashville and Atlanta. The city offers excellent school systems, both public and private, a major college of medicine, golf courses, semi-pro sports teams, and multiple state and local parks.
As a large healthcare community, top ranked public schools are easily accessible for families in local suburbs around Birmingham, including Mountain Brook, Vestavia, Homewood, Hoover, Trussville, and more. For those preferring an urban setting, downtown lofts, condos, and apartments are available in and around downtown. Learn more about Birmingham at www.birminghamal.org